St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO

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Population
119,789
0.735% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
Median Age
39.9

Poverty Rate
7.03%

Median Household Income
$97,305
3.49% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$418,700
5.68% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
58,644
1.97% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO had a population of 120k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $97,305. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO grew from 118,915 to 119,789, a 0.735% increase and its median household income grew from $94,026 to $97,305, a 3.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.37%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.57%), White (Hispanic) (2.12%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%). 12.3% of the households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.5% of the residents in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are Washington University in St Louis (5,616 degrees awarded in 2019), Maryville University of Saint Louis (2,366 degrees), and Missouri Baptist University (805 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was $418,700, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%. Most people in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.47%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Missouri
56.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 85.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 85.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is home to a population of 120k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 10.1% of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2018, there were 9.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (94.4k people) in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (4,013 speakers), Spanish (2,219 speakers), and Arabic (917 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    94.4k ± 1.61k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10k ± 798
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.06k ± 885
2.96%
Hispanic Population
3.55k people

In 2018, there were 9.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (94.4k people) in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.96% of the people in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are hispanic (3.55k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    4,013 speakers (3.53%)
  2. Spanish
    2,219 speakers (1.95%)
  3. Arabic
    917 speakers (0.807%)

12.3% of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 3.53% of the overall population of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 1.95% speak Spanish and 0.807% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people
9.87%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people

As of 2018, 10.1% of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was 9.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    3,723 ± 1,475 people
  2. India
    1,433 ± 924 people
  3. Korea
    663 ± 630 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 3,723 St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO residents, followed by India with 1,433 and Korea with 663.

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Citizenship

94.5%
2018 Citizenship
94.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.5% of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,976 ± 261
  2. Korea
    836 ± 226
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    639 ± 175

St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is $97,305. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO with a value of $98,633, followed by St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (South) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $94,852 and $89,875.

Males in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.73 times higher than the average income of females, which is $86,840. The income inequality in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.551, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO employs 58.6k people. The largest industries in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,648 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,004 people), and the highest paying industries are Coal mining ($289,937), Offices of physicians ($225,628), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($206,040).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,305
2018 value
± $3,237
3.49%
1 Year Growth
± 4.46%

Households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have a median annual income of $97,305, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $94,026 in 2017, which represents a 3.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$150,284
Average Male Salary in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO
± $21,232
$86,840
Average Female Salary in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO
± $15,078

In 2019, full-time male employees in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO made 1.73 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO
  1. Asian
    $116,331 ± $45,813
  2. White
    $106,886 ± $13,766
  3. Other
    $91,417 ± $119,981

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.551
2019 Wage GINI in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO
0.549
2018 Wage GINI in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO

In 2019, the income inequality in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was 0.551 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.323% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central West) PUMA, MO with a value of $98,633, followed by St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and St. Louis County (South) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $94,852 and $89,875.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.03% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO (7.92k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    4,942 ± 621
  2. Black
    1,349 ± 345
  3. Asian
    1,270 ± 302

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

58.6k
2019 Value
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 1.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 57.5k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, are Physicians (2,879 people), Postsecondary teachers (2,470 people), and Other managers (2,308 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Physicians (2,879 people), Postsecondary teachers (2,470 people), and Other managers (2,308 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Physicians (8.45 times higher than expected), Surgeons (8.38 times), and Optometrists (6.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Surgeons ($298,782), Physicians ($280,684), and Chief executives & legislators ($250,893).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

58.6k
2019 Value
1.97%
1 Year growth
± 1.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 57.5k employees to 58.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,648 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,004 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,648 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,004 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of Agricultural chemical manufacturing (10.3 times higher than expected), Automotive equipment rental & leasing (5.97 times), and Management of companies & enterprises (5.11 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Coal mining ($289,937), Offices of physicians ($225,628), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($206,040).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.2B
  2. $25.9B
  3. $25B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $27.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($25.9B) and Mixed freight ($25B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$283B
2018 Value in Missouri
$486B
Projected 2045 Value in Missouri
71.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound Missouri trade was $283B. This is expected to increase 71.5% to $486B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $29.3B
  2. $13.6B
  3. $12.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $29.3B, followed by Kansas with $13.6B and Texas and $12.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO awarded 9,530 degrees. The student population of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is skewed towards women, with 13,618 male students and 20,336 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are White (5,417 and 68.2%), followed by Black or African American (754 and 9.49%), Asian (725 and 9.12%), and Hispanic or Latino (406 and 5.11%).

The largest universities in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are Washington University in St Louis (5,616 and 58.9%), Maryville University of Saint Louis (2,366 and 24.8%), and Missouri Baptist University (805 and 8.45%).

The most popular majors in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are General Business Administration & Management (606 and 6.36%), Family Practice Nurse (591 and 6.2%), and General Finance (291 and 3.05%).

The median tuition costs in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO are $26,810 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 200 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 502 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 471 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was Social Work with 200 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,616 degrees awarded
  2. 2,366 degrees awarded
  3. 805 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$26,810
Median Private

In 2019, the St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington University in St Louis with 5,616 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,898
Degrees Awarded to Men
5,632
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 3,898 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, which is 0.692 times less than the 5,632 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,417 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    754 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    725 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was White students. These 5,417 degrees mean that there were 7.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 754 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO was $418,700 in 2018, which is 1.82 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $396,200 to $418,700, a 5.68% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is 67.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$418,700
2018 Median
± $13,203
$396,200
2017 Median
± $9,953

In 2018, the median property value in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO grew to to $418,700 from the previous year's value of $396,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$97,305
Median Household Income
± $3,237
49.7k
Number of Households
± 1,392

In 2018, the median household income of the 49.7k households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO grew to $97,305 from the previous year's value of $94,026.

The following chart displays the households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
2018 Homeownership
67.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 67.4% of the housing units in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.71%)
  3. Carpooled (4.04%)

In 2018, 80% of workers in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.71%) and those who carpooled to work (4.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

96.5% of the population of St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 64% on employee plans, 2.53% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 0.531% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1422 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1430 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1672 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,422 patients per year. This represents a 0.559% decrease from the previous year (1,430 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$4,354
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,457
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.48%
Uninsured
64%
Employer Coverage
2.53%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
0.531%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO declined by 14.4% from 4.07% to 3.48%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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